March 2, 2005
Lindholm begins her seventh season as coach of the women's crew unit, and her success against the NEWMAC has been nearly unparalleled. Last Fall, the varsity team showed tremendous signs in its development by soundly defeating a crew from
Leadership will pace the women's unit this season as the Engineers look to gain most of its power from seniors Jessica Chiafair, Kathy Hufford, Candace Jantzen-Marson, Erin Mathewson, and captain Teresa Shyr, although many open seats in the boat remain up for challenge.
The Novice members of the rowing program head into the spring campaign beaming with confidence. While many are still adjusting to life on the Charles, the freshmen are beginning to show their speed under the tutelage of coach Liane Malcos. At Crash-B's, half of the novice boat rowed under 7:40 for their first 2000 meters, serving as a strong indicator that the team has improved vastly in terms of strength and technique.
The Engineers are still finding their legs after splitting the program a few ago. The coaching staff has been presently surprised by the improvement of its novice team, while the team hopes for its upperclassmen to pave the way to another breakthrough this year for MIT women's crew.